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Make kids' dental health a priority in the new year
Updated: 1/13/2009 8:00:29 PM

Make kids It is generally accepted that the earlier children learn about the importance of dental health, the better.

With that in mind, parents may want to consider making their kids' dental care a focus of their New Year's resolutions.

First of all, you can start by scheduling a January dental checkup for your little one, to make sure they start off on the right foot.

The American Dental Association recommends bringing a child to the dentist around the time their first tooth emerges, and then make these visits a part of their regular routine.

"Simple preventive checkups twice a year can head off childhood decay and help you and your child learn how to protect their teeth throughout the year," explained Academy of General Dentistry spokesperson Dr Cindy Flanagan.

Meanwhile, there are steps you can take at home to encourage proper dental care. The AGD points out that there are a number of child-friendly products currently in stores that can make brushing and flossing more fun.

There are also websites they can visit to learn more about dental health through games and cartoons.

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